Workshop location and logistical construct:
Dates and Location: The workshop takes place April 5-7, 2017 at Johns Hopkins Montgomery County Campus, 9601 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Directions: http://mcc.jhu.edu/about/directions
Registration: All participants are required to register. We request participants register online prior to March 20, 2017 in order to assist the coordinators with workshop preparation. Click HERE to register online.
Dress Attire: Dress attire for civilians during the conference will be business attire (coat and tie for gentlemen and comparable attire for ladies).
Members of the military & police are encouraged to wear their class B Uniform.
Hours: Wednesday April 5, 2017, check-in begins at 8:00 AM; the PSOTEW will start at 9:00 AM and conclude at 4:30 PM.
Thursday, April 6, 2017, working groups will begin promptly at 08:30 AM and will conclude at 4:30 PM
Friday, April 7, 2017, the out-brief sessions will start promptly at 10:00 AM with closing remarks scheduled from 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM.
Metro Access: From all parts of the Washington Metropolitan region use Metro's Red Line to get to the Shady Grove Metro Station. At the station, take the Ride On bus 66, which travels directly to the campus and will drop you at the campus' Broschart Road entrance. The 66 bus leaves the Shady Grove Metro Station every 30 minutes Monday through Friday.
Parking: Free parking is available in the lots on Broschart Road. All non-designated spaces are available for student and visitor use. Please do not park in the designated restaurant parking in the garage.
Airport: The closest airport to JHU Montgomery Campus is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. There is a Metro station at the airport. The cost to travel the Metro to Shady Grove Metro Station is approximately $6.90 USD. If arriving and going directly to the workshop, it is recommended that you travel by Washington Metro Rail Yellow Line, transfer in Gallery Place to the Red Line and take to the Shady Grove station
Hotels: There are national hotel chains with lodging in and around the Rockville/Gaithersburg Md. area that will honor the Government per diem rate. No rooms with any specific hotel are blocked or reserved for this conference. Please note that the U.S. Government does not recommend any one hotel. For your convenience, below is a listing of hotels in the vicinity of JHU Montgomery Campus. Be sure to inquire about the Government per diem rate upon reserving your room.
Courtyard Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center 1.4 miles
Washingtonian Center 204 Boardwalk Pl, Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(301) 527-9000 -- marriot.com
Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center 1.1 miles
9751 Washingtonian Blvd Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(301) 590-0044 -- marriot.com
Hilton Garden Inn Rockville-Gaithersburg 0.6 miles
14975 Shady Grove Rd Rockville, MD 20850
(240) 507-1800 -- hilton.com
Radisson Hotel Washington DC-Rockville 1.0 miles
3 Research Ct Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 840-0200 -- radisson.com
Residence Inn Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center 1.0 miles
9721 Washingtonian Blvd
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Sleep Inn 1.0 miles
2 Research Ct, Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 948-8000 -- choicehotels.com
Spring Hill Suites Gaithersburg 1.4 miles
9715 Washingtonian Blvd Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(301) 987-0900 -- marriot.com
Red Roof Inn
16001 Shady Grove Road
Rockville, MD 20850 US
Reservations 844-838-3043 redroof.com